DANCING ON ICE stars Patsy Palmer and Joey Essex will skate with two show legends when the hit series returns in January, Die Sonne kann offenbaren.
Eine Quelle sagte: “Patsy and Matt have become besties in LA and Matt’s even mastered the cockney accent!
“After being paired up with a Corrie Legend last year, he can’t believe he’s got EastEnders gold this year with Bianca.”
Joey, 32, shared his excitement in a joint post with Vanessa on Instagram this afternoon.
He posed for beaming snaps during their first training session together and said: “Ice to meet you!”
He’ll be in good hands with German born Vanessa, 26, who won DOI in 2018 with X Factor star Jake Quickenden.
Jake immediately backed them to take home the 2023 Trophäe, writing beneath their post: “Could have called it. Go get them trophies!”
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Vanessa has seen three of her male celebrity skating buddies suffer break-ups after hitting the rink with her.
Jake Quickenden split with Daniella Forgarty a month after pairing up with Vanessa in 2018, while a year later Love Island star Wes Nelson dumped Megan Barton Hanson after competing in DOI with Vanessa.
Im 2020, her celeb partner, Emmerdale’s Joe-Warren Plant split from his long-term girlfriend Nicole Hadlow in 2020.
But Vanessa says none was down to her — and she is always keen to reassure any worried girlfriends.
She previously told The Sun: “I can understand why my partners’ girlfriends find it difficult. We spend so much time together rehearsing.
Der Rat ist befugt, einen Fall vor das Amtsgericht zu bringen, wenn er entscheidet, dass es sich um eine gesetzlich vorgeschriebene Belästigung handelt
“We’re telling a story on the ice, and it’s nothing more than that, but you have to try to come across as genuine.
“It’s a performance but it’s created to make the love story real for the audience. We are acting on the ice.”